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  • The GTPase Superfamilyby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Using a multidisciplinary approach, it features contributions and discussions of the latest research from leading scientists working on all aspects of GTPase activity. Covers all known members of the important superfamily of enzymes--the GTPases. Considers numerous key cellular functions and how they are regulated by GTPases. Also describes various... more...

  • Cyanide Compounds in Biologyby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Comprises the proceedings of a symposium held at the Ciba Foundation, March 1988. Contributors present an international, interdisciplinary approach to the biology and biological chemistry of cyanide and related compounds. Addressed are the microbial metabolism of HCN and organic nitrile compounds, cyanogenesis in higher plants, qualitative and quantitative... more...

  • Proto-Oncogenes in Cell Developmentby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Presented here are the most up-to-date research findings of leading international scientists in the field of aging. The collected data explores the biological, medical, and chemical implications and the latest thinking on the role of proto-oncogenes and their relationship to cell development and deterioration in amphibians, the role of the eukaryotic... more...

  • Proton Passage Across Cell Membranesby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Regulation of intracellular pH is vital to all living cells. This symposium covers the control of pH in muscle and nerve cells and the different mechanisms of acid transport across epithelial and other cell membranes. Papers describe the development and application of microelectrodes and various techniques in molecular biology to the study of the mechanisms... more...

  • Cellular Basis of Morphogenesisby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Contributors to this symposium focus on the interface between genes and cells, covering genetic analysis, cloning studies, and the investigation of cell lineages and cellular interactions. They note how the body axes are already determined in the eggs of invertebrates and amphibia, then consider the mechanisms as the egg cleaves, in annelids, arthropods,... more...

  • Corticotropin-Releasing Factorby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Working on Corticotropin-Releasing Factor in a variety of systems, experts present a coherent depiction of this peptide's role in the control and coordination of the response to stress-inducing situations. more...

  • Evolution of Hydrothermal Ecosystems on Earth (and Mars)by CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    This book explores the possibility that life exists on Mars. It provides an interdisciplinary overview of the early evolution of life in hydrothermal ecosystems on Earth, focusing on the problem of remote sensing and incorporating geological work relevant to the search for evidence of early life on Earth and Mars. It discusses the belief that studying... more...

  • Molecular Approaches to Human Polygenic Diseaseby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Many common human diseases have a multifactorial origin: they are influenced by a person's genetic predisposition as well as by factors in the environment. This volume deals with the application of recombinant DNA techniques to the identification of diseases that have more than one inherited component. Focus is on the polygenic factors responsible... more...

  • Research and the Ageing Populationby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    This international symposium focuses on the contributions that biomedical research is making to the provision of proper health care for the increasing numbers of elderly people in all countries, developed and developing. Recent, encouraging developments in the areas of malignancy, dementia, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease are emphasized. Also... more...

  • Selective Neuronal Deathby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and motor neuron disease share a significant common feature: selective death of neurons in restricted regions of the brain. This international symposium, held by the Ciba Foundation in 1986, is the first to bring together neurophysiologists working on neuronal death and neuropathologists dealing with human... more...